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5 tell-tale signs you need payroll software

By Payroll, Technology

Believe it or not, not every business needs to use software to process their payroll. If your headcount is small enough and the calculations are fairly simple, it is entirely possible to process payroll manually. However, as your business starts to grow in size, employing more people, perhaps on different rates of pay and working patterns could cause even the most seasoned payroll professional, a serious headache. That’s where payroll software comes in handy, not only will it save you valuable time and money, but it will improve the accuracy of your payroll no end, saving you from any costly…

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Actionable resolutions for HR in 2020

Five actionable New Year’s resolutions for HR in 2020

By Employee Engagement, Leadership, Performance Management, Technology

With a new year on the horizon, positivity and optimism beings to spread from person to person. The ‘new year, new me’ mantra gets most people striving to eat healthier, give up bad habits and attempt to conquer the gym. While harmless, if we are all openly honest, none of them actually last. As HR professionals, the new year presents a perfect opportunity to do the exact opposite. HR is equipped with the unique position of overseeing many aspects of the workplace; it’s the ideal time pull a few loose ends together and set resolutions that can help your HR…

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Why should you be using an HR SaaS system?

5 reasons why you should be using an HR SaaS system

By HR Software, Software, Technology

The last decade has seen HR technology make a complete u-turn. Legacy HR software that is hosted on-premise and manually updated by clients has become a distant memory for many organisations in favour of HR SaaS systems. There’s a reason why the global SaaS HR software market has been estimated at over £11.5bn (Marketwatch.com, 2019). What is SaaS HR software? HR Software-as-a-Service (or SaaS) is software that users access online via the Internet. Also known as cloud HR software, these solutions mean users don’t need to physically install anything on their computers. Nor is there any need for wildly expensive…

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HR transformation

HR transformation: Why you shouldn’t change for change’s sake…

By Human Resources, Technology

As a term, ‘HR Transformation’ is well over 20 years old, first proposed as a revolutionary idea back in the mid-1990s. Concepts pioneered by Professor David Ulrich, such as HR Business Partners and Shared Services we’re linked to it, and have since set the standard for how HR departments should be structured. As more powerful technology emerges in HR, big budgets continue to be poured into sizeable HR transformation projects. But do they really work? Or is change delivered more effectively when implemented in a pragmatic, incremental approach? In this blog post, we’ll look at why ‘big-bang’ HR transformation programmes…

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5 ways HR technology can improve employee productivity

By Employee Management, HR Software, Technology

One of the key tasks facing any HR team is increasing employee productivity, as more productive employees translate into a healthier bottom line. With a productive workforce, you cut time-wasting, improve communication, boost engagement and raise happiness levels across your organisation – resulting in lower costs and higher profits. And there are now a host of tools out there that, when used properly, could result in higher employee productivity. Here are five ways technology can help you get the most out of your workforce: 1. Improve your reward programme Praising and rewarding staff has long been a mainstay of business…

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